We believe in contributing time and talent to the community


  • Donna named 2015 Positive Maturity’s "Top 50 Over 50,”
  • Donna featured in July 2015- 2016 B-Metro Magazine
  • Francavilla named in a BBJ article, 2015
  • Francavilla written about in September’s 2015 280 Living in an article by Erica Techo
  • Francavilla featured in an article in the Shelby County Reporter, 2015
  • Francavilla featured in Shelby County Reporter’s annual Profile Magazine, published by Shelby County Reporter, 2/2016 
  • January, 2016 edition of Greystone Living Magazine "Business Beat" "Meet Donna Francavilla"
  • Francavilla covered Pope Francis’s visit to Philadelphia for CBS Radio News and for the Alabama Power News Center.  
  • Frankly Speaking Communications LLC was nominated for the 2015 Small Business of the Year, where FSC was a “contender,” or finalist

Board Positions:

  • Board of Directors, Leadership Shelby County Alumni Committee
  • Chair, Italy, Birmingham Sister Cities Commission, 2015-2016
  • Media, Public Relations and Marketing Executive Committee Co-Chair, Feast of Saint Mark Italian Festival 2011-2016

Past & Present Contributions

Upcoming Speaking Engagements/Appearances:

  • Y'all Connect, 6/2017